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server runing at just over 2.gb

By wellmax1.maxwell ·
Hi all,
My server is running daily at 2gb out of 16gb,when it gets smaller i have to delete files to get space.My boss said he is not going buy any we have to delete files that people are not using.

is there any to ask the server to delete files that has not been modified for at least a year.

I operate a LAN (domain)with over 50 users

thanks for your help

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by senftk In reply to server runing at just ove ...

You can use the advance search options in the windows search function to search by modified date

or you may wish to create a script to do this. Check out this technet link:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter/resources/qanda/nov04/hey1104.mspx

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by BudTheGrey In reply to server runing at just ove ...

What are you using for backup software? Most of the major products have and "archive" function that will move old files off the disk to tape, then delete them from disk. This helps, because you know the minute you delete an old file, someone is going to come to you and say they need it.

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